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Friend sent me this Review of a TAURUS G3. 

Looks good, but I don't have a NEED at this time, not much into that size gun for carry and not into 9MM for target shooting (AMMO costs too much - ues 22 for targets).  Maybe be a want, not need someday. LOL 

There is a great deal of similarity in the inner workings of the Millennium G2 (my gun), the G2C, and this G3. 

https://www.full30.com/watch/MDIyNjM4/taurus-g3-pistol-review-taking-it-to-another-level

 

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Based off my experience with the G2, I would most certainly look at this pistol, if I were looking for a budget priced full sized handgun.  These seem to be running under $250 around here.

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If the trigger doesn't suck like the G2, that would be the biggest improvement.

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8 hours ago, Steelharp said:

If the trigger doesn't suck like the G2, that would be the biggest improvement.

Other than having a rather long reset, I have no issues with mine.  Now it's nowhere close to the trigger my LC9S Pro is, granted. 

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Reset is good on my G2, has a long pull back to the break point and that use to be scratchy (not anymore).  I consider the trigger OK. 

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The rear sight is off putting to me. Why they did not go with Glock type sights is strange since the rear sight cut is different from any I have seen. 

Frame seems very rough and accuracy is average.

Just my opinion.

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Well, got my hands on one. The grip is similar to the texture of the M&P 2.0. The trigger is long but smooth, the reset is considerably short, the finish is not stellar, but it's a sub $300 gun. And, as the G2, Canik mags fit it. The 15 rd Canik mags fit as flush as the Taurus mags.

I really wish the trigger take up wasn't so dang long, but it is smooth. Anxious to try one on paper to see what it does.

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4 hours ago, Steelharp said:

Well, got my hands on one. The grip is similar to the texture of the M&P 2.0. The trigger is long but smooth, the reset is considerably short, the finish is not stellar, but it's a sub $300 gun. And, as the G2, Canik mags fit it. The 15 rd Canik mags fit as flush as the Taurus mags.

I really wish the trigger take up wasn't so dang long, but it is smooth. Anxious to try one on paper to see what it does.

You think I should buy a G3 to use all those Canik mags I have? lol

I actually do have several "extra" mags. Don't want to run out.

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9 hours ago, hipower said:

You think I should buy a G3 to use all those Canik mags I have? lol

I actually do have several "extra" mags. Don't want to run out.

Yes, I believe you should. From us. 😉

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I have seen where there is a company making a optics mount that goes into where the rear sight sets.

Also there are a few companies making night and fiber optic sights for the G3.

I believe the G2/G3 sights are the same.

I have put some more rounds thru the G-3, had one fail to feed from the 17 round mag. The 15 rounder failed 3 times to lock the slide back, I cleaned the mag and had no more problems.

So far I do not think I would carry as a self defense pistol yet. I am getting better with accuracy and find it shoots a little better than at first, may be me.

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18 hours ago, hipower said:

You think I should buy a G3 to use all those Canik mags I have? lol

After the Jericho compact 9mm... 

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Interesting to get some comments from users (that is folks on the Forum - as can always see what U-Tube Reviews). 

Not that I am personally interested in the G3, just don't have a need (except just to shoot it as another gun, shucks like to shoot all guns - ain't gonna happen).  

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Went to Point Blank in Knoxville, after work to look for a holster for my LC9S. Didn’t find one and wasn’t that impressed with their store either. However, they are advertising the G3 for $229.99. 

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If you are a member of the NRA, there is a great article on the G3 in the latest issue of the American Rifleman.  I know Taurus gets a bad rap, but I have always been pleased with the ones I have owned.

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